Result
3rd Test, India tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Jan 16-20 1997
410 & 266/8d
(68 ov, target 356)
321 & 228/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
V Rathour c †Richardson b Adams1369921018.84
NR Mongia  b Donald211041423020.19
R Dravid c Pollock b Cronje14836254121040.88
SR Tendulkar (c)c McMillan b Cronje3555727063.63
SC Ganguly c McMillan b Klusener7313817413152.89
M Azharuddin c Hudson b Klusener1820194090.00
VVS Laxman retired hurt048000.00
A Kumble c †Richardson b Klusener29801043036.25
J Srinath c Hudson b Donald4165834063.07
D Ganesh c Cullinan b Donald11319007.69
BKV Prasad not out2360066.66
Extras(lb 15, nb 9, w 5)29
TOTAL(150.3 Ov, RR: 2.72)410
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Vikram Rathour), 2-46 (Nayan Mongia), 3-100 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-245 (Sourav Ganguly), 5-266 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-266* (VVS Laxman, retired not out ), 6-327 (Anil Kumble), 7-403 (Javagal Srinath), 8-408 (Dodda Ganesh), 9-410 (Rahul Dravid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald32.198832.7300
SM Pollock30115501.8300
BM McMillan20.545002.4000
L Klusener2767532.7700
PR Adams2468813.6600
WJ Cronje16.353922.3600
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson c Azharuddin b Kumble1827411166.66
G Kirsten  b Prasad2948745060.41
AM Bacher lbw b Srinath1319243068.42
DJ Cullinan c sub (P Dharmani) b Srinath3346706071.73
WJ Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath4357777075.43
BM McMillan lbw b Ganguly47831364056.62
SM Pollock c †Mongia b Srinath7915820412050.00
DJ Richardson c Azharuddin b Ganguly1346511028.26
L Klusener not out2238611157.89
AA Donald  b Prasad414190028.57
PR Adams c Dravid b Srinath28120025.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 8, w 1)18
TOTAL(89.1 Ov, RR: 3.6)321
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Andrew Hudson), 2-64 (Adam Bacher), 3-73 (Gary Kirsten), 4-139 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-147 (Hansie Cronje), 6-259 (Brian McMillan), 7-285 (David Richardson), 8-303 (Shaun Pollock), 9-318 (Allan Donald), 10-321 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath25.1510454.1300
BKV Prasad2028324.1500
A Kumble2556312.5200
D Ganesh712603.7100
SC Ganguly1213623.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
V Rathour lbw b Donald441111495039.63
NR Mongia c McMillan b Donald50891326056.17
R Dravid c Cullinan b Adams8114620811055.47
SR Tendulkar (c)c †Richardson b Cronje911132081.81
SC Ganguly  b Adams609312411164.51
M Azharuddin lbw b Pollock2660033.33
A Kumble  b Adams617290035.29
J Srinath lbw b Donald411100036.36
D Ganesh not out01014000.00
BKV Prasad not out1980011.11
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(83 Ov, RR: 3.2)266/8d
Did not bat: VVS Laxman 
Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Nayan Mongia), 2-109 (Vikram Rathour), 3-124 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-232 (Sourav Ganguly), 5-235 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-256 (Anil Kumble), 7-265 (Javagal Srinath), 8-265 (Rahul Dravid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald1863832.1100
SM Pollock1102812.5400
BM McMillan1104804.3600
L Klusener1314103.1500
PR Adams2118033.8000
WJ Cronje832413.0000
AM Bacher10404.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 356 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson  b Kumble323190013.04
G Kirsten c Rathour b Prasad110230010.00
AM Bacher  b Prasad2333514069.69
DJ Cullinan not out12220026115161.00
WJ Cronje (c)run out (Kumble/†Mongia)621300028.57
BM McMillan c sub (P Dharmani) b Srinath2560040.00
SM Pollock  b Srinath047000.00
DJ Richardson c Azharuddin b Kumble728241025.00
L Klusener c Dravid b Kumble49771175163.63
AA Donald not out01625000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 13, nb 1)15
TOTAL(68 Ov, RR: 3.35)228/8
Did not bat: PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Andrew Hudson), 2-4 (Gary Kirsten), 3-49 (Adam Bacher), 4-71 (Hansie Cronje), 5-76 (Brian McMillan), 6-78 (Shaun Pollock), 7-95 (David Richardson), 8-222 (Lance Klusener)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath2468923.7000
BKV Prasad1515923.9300
A Kumble2374031.7300
D Ganesh20804.0000
SC Ganguly22000.0000
SR Tendulkar201809.0000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Rahul Dravid
Player Of The Series
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1350
Season1996/97
Match days16,17,18,19,20 January 1997 (5-day match)
Umpires
Peter Willey
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
David Orchard
Match Referee
Barry Jarman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 16 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 233/3 (R Dravid 81*, SC Ganguly 68*, 90 ov)
Fri, 17 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 0/0 (AC Hudson 0*, G Kirsten 0*, 0.2 ov)
Sat, 18 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 321
Sun, 19 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 4/1 (G Kirsten 1*, 4.5 ov)
Mon, 20 Jan - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 228/8 (68 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Rain halted play with South Africa 77/5 (23.3 overs).
  • 72 overs to be bowled in the innings in total after the rain.
  • DJ Cullinan 100 off 143 balls, 199 minutes, 12x4, 1x6.
  • Play halted for bad light with 4 overs remaining.
  • day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 228/8 (68 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 4/1 (G Kirsten 1*, 4.5 ov)
Day 3
  • Pre-lunch session lost to rain.
  • VVS Laxman retired hurt at 266/5
  • day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 321
Day 2
  • day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 0/0 (AC Hudson 0*, G Kirsten 0*, 0.2 ov)
Day 1
  • Donald was injured bowling the 1st ball of the 84th over; McMillan completed the over.
  • day 1 - India 1st innings 233/3 (R Dravid 81*, SC Ganguly 68*, 90 ov)